Sustainability Cloud Resources
Mandatory Reporting of GHG Emissions
For financial reporting years ending on or after 30 September 2013, under the Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors Report) Regulations 2013 all UK quoted companies will be required to report their annual greenhouse gas emissions in their Directors Report.
8 Practical Considerations for Adopting Triple Bottom Line Reporting
With the proposed introduction of mandatory global emissions reporting for all organisations listed on the London Stock Exchange, are we now witnessing the first real shift towards fully integrated financial, environmental and social reporting often referred to as the “Triple Bottom Line” (TBL)?
10 Tips for Generating Sustainability Momentum
The word “sustainability” needs to be erased from our language when presenting the topic to our colleagues. It has become an anchor that is slowing the pace of adoption and impacting our ability to deliver the enhanced business performance that, as a result, is being missed by most organisations.
Supercharge your Sustainability: Using Social, Mobile & Game Mechanics to Engage Employees
This white paper explores how, by bringing the best of the consumer world into every-day business and embracing modern-day technology trends, it is finally possible to engage employees in on-going corporate sustainability initiatives, driving significant financial returns as a result.
The RICE Cost Reduction Index: Unlocking Employee Related Environmental Cost Savings
This white paper introduces the RICE (Recurring Investment Cost of Employees) Index; a new way to view workforce-related environmental costs which, until now, may not have been directly assessed by many organisations. It further outlines how, by encouraging changes in employee behaviour, this cost can be quickly reduced.
Sustainability Software: The Secrets of a Successful Evaluation
Choosing the right software system has never been an easy task; technology changes rapidly and becomes obsolete at an alarming rate; subscription based pricing structures can be new and unfamiliar; and it is hard enough to determine the needs of your company today, let alone in the future.
Creating the Sustainability Business Case
There is little doubt that it is possible to generate an extremely compelling business case for investment in sustainability management programs. Yet some organisations still find it hard to clearly articulate the hard financial benefits and build a Return-on-Investment (ROI) model that makes sense for their business.
The Business Case for Employee Engagement
A successful sustainability strategy connects the “bottom-up” efforts of employees on the front-line with “top-down” commitments made by management. There are many benefits available, including: reduced employee business travel costs, improved talent attraction & retention rates & increased employee productivity.
Employee Engagement. Why it Matters to the Bottom Line
This white paper presents the results of a comprehensive survey of employee opinion towards Corporate Sustainability. Highlights include the missed opportunities to significantly reduce wastage and cost from not engaging with employees and a surprising willingness from employees to change jobs if they feel that the organisation they work for is not acting in a sustainable fashion.
Building the Business Case: A Comprehensive Guide to the 25 Top Benefits
This document delivers the inputs you will need to create a compelling justification for investment in Sustainability Management Solutions. It outlines the top 25 benefits that can be derived from implementing an appropriate solution that underpins a well-constructed sustainability strategy.
Building a Return-on-Investment Model
Looking for an ROI model that you can use to demonstrate the 3-year returns that are specific to your business. Look no further! This Excel template provides a comprehensive model that can be adjusted to suit your particular parameters. Need help putting it together?
Energy Management & CRC: 15 Questions Every CFO Should Ask
Managed properly, CRC generates significant financial benefits. Managed badly, it presents significant compliance, financial and ultimately brand risks that need to be actively managed. Every CRC report has to be submitted as signed-off and approved by a senior company officer. Most often it is the CFO. If your name is on the line, this guide offers a series of discovery questions to help you quickly uncover the true state of your CRC reporting and energy management processes.
Webinar: Making the Business Case for Green Initiatives
For many sustainability professional the biggest barrier to the adoption of sustainability initiatives remains the reluctance of financial directors to approve green investments where they remain uncertain about the level of returns on offer.
What next for the UK Carbon Reduction Commitment?
Executives participating in the Carbon Reduction Commitment scheme are divided on the effectiveness of the scheme and the extent to which it should be reformed. That is the core conclusion of our online survey in conjunction with BusinessGreen and GlobalActionPlan of over 100 executives responsible for their organisation’s compliance.
Find out how the results of this survey and the insight of the respondents are shaping recommendations for policymakers reforms by downloading the whitepaper: “What next for the Carbon Reduction Commitment”.
CRC Newsflash, January 2012: A quick guide to the latest scheme updates
CRC Newsflash, July 2011: A quick guide to the latest scheme updates
CRC Evidence Packs: A Rapid-Fire Guide
If you qualify as a full participant for the CRC scheme this document provides a rapid-fire overview of the evidence pack requirements as published by the Environment Agency and why it is imperative that you start your evidence pack now.
Creating a Corporate Emission Reduction Strategy White Paper
The UK government’s Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme should not be considered as merely a compliance inconvenience. Rather, it should be viewed as the first step along an annual journey of transformation. This white paper outlines the considerations when creating a corporate emissions reduction strategy.